Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Thermalume

From Graces Guide
Display at Hestercombe Gardens. On the right is an air compressor and air receiver. The box to the left contains....
.... mysterious equipment, presumably a form of carburettor for regulating the petrol/air mixture and controlling the pressure of gas supplied
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Thermalume made equipment for producing gas for lighting, cooking and heating using petroleum and air.

Parts of an installation may be seen in the water mill building at Hestercombe Gardens.

A 'Thermalum' petrol-air gas system for cooking and heating was included in the sale of Great Testwood House, Totton, Southampton, in 1934[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Portsmouth Evening News, 20 October 1934